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IIM KOZHIKODE Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management

A professional certification in strategic management will offer you a deep dive into the principles behind smart business planning and efficient operations for rapidly evolving businesses. Equipped with this unparalleled knowledge and advanced technical skills, you will get prepared to take on a variety of high-level roles in any industry. As strategic management is a core discipline required in all types of organisations, experts in this field have numerous options to discover a career trajectory. Your pivotal strategic skills will provide a leg up from middle management to becoming a department head.

Programme Start Date : 17 Mar, 2023

Course Duration : 1 Year

Last Date to Apply : 08 Feb, 2023

Course Fees


Delivery Mode


Class Schedule

Monday: 7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

Technological Partner

Times TSW

Alumni Status


Campus Immersion

5 days at the beginning of the programme

Course Overview

Executive Post Graduate Certificate Programmes are conceived with the idea of providing specialized learning in the specific business function. These programmes offer a range of foundation, advanced and integrative courses in the specific functional area for working executives aiming to build specialized competency in a specific business function. The programmes offers a range of foundation, advanced and integrative courses in the specific functional area for working executives aiming to build specialized competency in Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Data Analytics for Decision Making, Digital Transformation & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and Public Policy Management. The participants of these programmes form an interesting mix of working professionals ranging from Executive Vice President to Executives from varied backgrounds like IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Banking, Financial Services and Manufacturing.

Course Highlights

Opportunity to learn from one of the top ten Indian-B-schools

Understanding strategy techniques and implementation

5 days campus immersion

IIM Kozhikode Alumni status

Student privileges like E-library access

Rich peer-group learning


Key Benefits

  • Distributed and holistic learnings across disciplines from accounting to technology to innovation.
  • Models and frameworks to sharpen Strategy Analytics.
  • International business nuances and entrepreneurial understanding.
  • Managing transformation and organisational realignments like alliances, mergers and acquisitions.


  • 1.Bachelor’s Degree# or its equivalent in any discipline with 50% aggregate mark** or equivalent CGPA
  • 2.10 Years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience after graduation as on the deadline of submitting the application online

Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for calculating total experience. *Bachelor’s degree awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 ( ) or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree.

In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor’s degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100

Selection Criteria

Course Modules

The duration of the EPGCSM is one academic year split into four quarters and spread over one year. The programe covers fundamental, competency related and integrative courses, structured to be delivered in about 225 hours. The 11 courses offered are meant to impart management knowledge and skills to the participants covering the latest concepts and techniques in the specific functional area of Strategic Management. Faculty from IIMK and distinguished visiting faculty from reputed academic institutions and industry will be teaching these courses.

Quartar 1
Quartar 2
Quartar 3
Quartar 1
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The teaching approach will be highly interactive taking advantage of the technological benefits. The pedagogy followed for the programme will be a judicious blend of lectures, real-life case studies, quiz, assignments, lecture-discussions, case study method, behavioural and computer-based simulations, projects and class presentations.

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Date & Fees

Fee Particulars Amount (in )
Application Fee 2000/- plus 18% GST
Programme Fee 3,50,000 + GST
Alumni Membership Fee (Payable along with the 2nd installment) 10,000
Total Fee 3,50,000

*GST 18.00% applicable.

i. Alumni Fee (Non-Refundable): ₹10,000/- plus 18% GST payable along with the second instalment.

ii. Programme fee will be collected from the participants before the commencement of each quarter & actual due dates will be intimated during the programme according to the programme schedule. Programme fee doesn’t include the logistic expense to attend the in-campus visits during the programme.

No. of Installments - 4 Installments
Instalment No. Amount (in )
First Instalment – Part Payment 20,000
First Instalment – Part Payment II 67,500/- plus 18% GST on ₹87500/-
Second Instalment 87,500/-*
Third Instalment 87,500/-*
Fourth Instalment 87,500/-*
Timeline and Dates
First Instalment – Part Payment 01-Jan-1970
First Instalment – Part Payment II 17-Mar-2023
Third Instalment 14-Sep-2023
Fourth Instalment 14-Dec-2023

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